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Baby Food Contamination #308981

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) New York City area stores reported removing Beech-Nut baby food from shelves after complaint of alleged contamination with glass; number states lodging similar complaints about Gerber baby food noted.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Rash of consumer complaints of contaminated prods. since Tylenol poisoning scare resurfaced examined; prods. involved listed. [Minerva FIGUEROA - claims infant son cut self on Gerber food.] [FDA commissioner Dr. Frank YOUNG - sees no pattern in incidents or indications of manufacturing problem.] Issue of copycat crimes considered. No. Gerber containers actually having glass in them compared on screen to number turned in by consumers; Maryland noted banning some Gerber prods. [Gerber attorney Jim EYLER - explains company's suit against MD.] No. complaints 2 years ago about Girl Scout cookies recalled.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:00

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